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Wednesday 26 May 1943

US date format: 5/26/1943, UK date format: 26/5/1943

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ed Whitfield and Jessi Colter. Bataan, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Directed by: Tay Garnett

Starring: Robert Taylor, George Murphy, Lloyd Nolan, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States

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Above Suspicion

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray, Conrad Veidt, Basil Rathbone

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The Black Raven

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: George Zucco, Wanda McKay, Noel Madison, Robert Livingston

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Five Graves to Cairo

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Franchot Tone, Anne Baxter, Akim Tamiroff, Erich von Stroheim

Country: United States

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The Desperadoes

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1943 ?

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st President of a black country to visit US (Edwin Barclay, Liberia)
  • Premier Churchill and General Marshall fly from US to North Africa
  • Edsel Ford, owner (Ford Motor Company), dies at age 49.
  • First president of a black country to visit US (Edwin Barclay, Liberia).
  • Jews riot against Germany in Amsterdam.

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Planetary positions on May 26, 1943 - Geocentric view

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